February 13, 2009

Lady Cavs Sweep Lady Bobcats in Doubleheader

WISE, VA. - The University of Virginia at Wise Lady Cavs swept the Lees-McRae College Lady Bobcats women's softball team in a nonconference doubleheader Friday night, 1-0 and 5-2.

In game one, Brittany Tunnell scored the game's only run when she pinch ran for Candace Winslow, who walked to start the inning. Tunnell scored on an RBI groundout to first base.

During the game Lees-McRae only mustered three hits and had one walk.

Amanda Dodson was saddled with the loss allowing one earned run in three and two-thirds innings of work, while Lauren Snead earned the win for the Lady Cavs.

In game two, the Lady Cavs used a four run bottom of the first inning to take a 4-0 lead and held it throughout the game. The Lady Cavs scored the four runs on three hits during the inning.

Lees-McRae scratched a run across in the top of the second inning when Paige Coleman homered to make it 4-1.

UVA-Wise added one more run in the bottom of the sixth inning when Britney Lawson led off with a triple and scored an unearned run on a throwing error to make it 5-1.

Coleman added another run for the Lady Bobcats in the top of the seventh when she singled in Dodson to make it 5-2 and give the game its final score.

Coleman was 2-for-4 with two RBIs in the game.

With the two losses Lees-McRae falls to 2-4 on the season.

The Lady Bobcats will travel to Bristol, Va. On Saturday to take on Virginia Intermont.

Game one box

Game two box

Pictured: Paige Coleman